Performatik17
Performatik17

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Alioum Moussa & Maarten Vanden Eynde

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Alioum Moussa & Maarten Vanden Eynde
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Alioum Moussa & Maarten Vanden Eynde

Video

The Belgian Maarten Vanden Eynde and the Cameroonian Alioum Moussa are building a two-part mobile structure, of which one side is the other’s opposite. Yet the structures depend upon one another to stay in balance. During Performatik17 they set up shop at Place de la Monnaie, where you are invited to visit them – in pairs – for a discussion about dependence and independence.

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #2 - Social sculpting

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #2 - Social sculpting
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #2 - Social sculpting

Video

Why do artists make work outside of the black box or the exhibition space? Which place can art take within the flux of daily life in the city? Choreographer Meg Stuart, scenographer Jozef Wouters, dramaturg Jeroen Peeters, performance artist Ant Hampton, theatre maker Lotte van den Berg, and choreographer Benjamin Vandewalle attempt to give some answers.

“I don’t think we make things alone, even when we are alone”

an interview with Mette Edvardsen

“I don’t think we make things alone, even when we are alone”
“I don’t think we make things alone, even when we are alone”

article

Mette Edvardsen talks about oslo ((2017), trilogies and opening spaces.

Opening Night | Performatik17

talk

performance

Opening Night | Performatik17
Opening Night | Performatik17

Kaaistudio's

24.03.2017

Dorothea von Hantelmann

SALON #1: Opening Lecture

talk

SALON #1: Opening Lecture
SALON #1: Opening Lecture

Kaaistudio's

24.03.2017

Grace Schwindt

Opera and Steel

performance

Opera and Steel
Opera and Steel

Kaaistudio's

24.03 – 25.03.2017

Hedwig Houben

Imitator Being Made

performance

Imitator Being Made
Imitator Being Made

Kaaistudio's

24.03.2017

Miet Warlop

CRUMBLING DOWN

performance

CRUMBLING DOWN
CRUMBLING DOWN

Kaaistudio's

24.03.2017

Laure Prouvost

Ho What A Cake

installation

Ho What A Cake
Ho What A Cake

Kaaistudio's

24.03 – 01.04.2017

Kristof Van Gestel/Manoeuvre & Heike Langsdorf

Vormfrakken

performance

Vormfrakken
Vormfrakken

Kaaistudio's

24.03 – 25.03.2017

Salon #2 : Social Sculpting

talk

Salon #2 : Social Sculpting
Salon #2 : Social Sculpting

Muntpunt

25.03.2017

Alioum Moussa & Maarten Vanden Eynde

In_Dependence

performance

In_Dependence
In_Dependence

Muntplein / Place de la Monnaie

25.03 – 31.03.2017

Ant Hampton & Tim Etchells

The Quiet Volume

performance

The Quiet Volume
The Quiet Volume

Muntpunt

25.03 – 01.04.2017

Feiko Beckers

The understanding of nonsense

exhibition

The understanding of nonsense
The understanding of nonsense

Beursschouwburg

25.03 – 01.04.2017

Salon #3: Activating Objects

talk

Salon #3: Activating Objects
Salon #3: Activating Objects

Kaaistudio's

25.03.2017

Ivo Dimchev & guests

Avoiding deLIFEath

performance

Avoiding deLIFEath
Avoiding deLIFEath

ZSenne artlab

25.03 – 30.03.2017

Benjamin Vandewalle

Peri-Sphere

performance

Peri-Sphere
Peri-Sphere

St. Hubertusgal. / Gal. St-Hubert

25.03 – 27.03.2017

Building Conversation

The Agonistic Conversation

theatre

performance

The Agonistic Conversation
The Agonistic Conversation

Varkensmarkt l Rue du Marché aux Porcs

25.03.2017

Building Conversation

Thinking Together – An Experiment

theatre

performance

Thinking Together – An Experiment
Thinking Together – An Experiment

Varkensmarkt l Rue du Marché aux Porcs

25.03.2017

Ieva Misevičiūtė

SSSSSSSSSSSS (hiss it, don't say it)

performance

SSSSSSSSSSSS (hiss it, don't say it)
SSSSSSSSSSSS (hiss it, don't say it)

St. Hubertusgal. / Gal. St-Hubert

25.03.2017

Müge Yilmaz

The water, the Soil, the Jungle

live installation

The water, the Soil, the Jungle
The water, the Soil, the Jungle

Schuitenkaai - Quai aux Barques

25.03 – 26.03.2017

Feiko Beckers

A disappointment you can rely on

performance

A disappointment you can rely on
A disappointment you can rely on

Beursschouwburg

25.03 – 01.04.2017

Filip Berte

Un-Home / Moving Stones - Momentum #3 

lecture performance

exhibition

Un-Home / Moving Stones - Momentum #3 
Un-Home / Moving Stones - Momentum #3 

Kaaistudio's

25.03 – 01.04.2017

Orla Barry

Breaking Rainbows

performance

Breaking Rainbows
Breaking Rainbows

ARGOS

25.03 – 26.03.2017

Philippe Quesne

Caspar Western Friedrich

theatre

performance

Caspar Western Friedrich
Caspar Western Friedrich

Kaaitheater

25.03 – 26.03.2017

Building Conversation

Conversation without words

theatre

performance

Conversation without words
Conversation without words

Varkensmarkt l Rue du Marché aux Porcs

26.03.2017

Nora Kapfer & Inka Meißner

New Tar

performance

New Tar
New Tar

WIELS

26.03.2017

Charlemagne Palestine

strummminggg in charleworlddd!!!

music

performance

strummminggg in charleworlddd!!!
strummminggg in charleworlddd!!!

CENTRALE for contemporary art

26.03.2017

Salon #4: Bringing nature into art

talk

Salon #4: Bringing nature into art
Salon #4: Bringing nature into art

Kaaitheater

26.03.2017

Yves Klein

Theatre of the Void

exhibition

Theatre of the Void
Theatre of the Void

BOZAR – Centre for Fine Arts

28.03 – 01.04.2017

Miet Warlop

HORSE

performance

HORSE
HORSE

BOZAR – Centre for Fine Arts

28.03.2017

Pieter Van den Bosch

Paint Explosions

performance

Paint Explosions
Paint Explosions

BOZAR – Centre for Fine Arts

28.03.2017

Mette Edvardsen

oslo

performance

oslo
oslo

Kaaistudio's

28.03 – 29.03.2017

Rabih Mroué & Hito Steyerl

Probable Title: Zero Probability

lecture performance

Probable Title: Zero Probability
Probable Title: Zero Probability

Kaaitheater

29.03.2017

Hito Steyerl & Rabih Mroué

Salon #5: Different practices, common grounds

talk

Salon #5: Different practices, common grounds
Salon #5: Different practices, common grounds

Kaaitheater

29.03.2017

Mario Merz

Il Numero Ingressa (come) i frutti

exhibition

Il Numero Ingressa (come) i frutti
Il Numero Ingressa (come) i frutti

CC Strombeek

30.03.2017

Maarten Seghers

O or The Challenge Of This Particular Show Was To Have Words Ending In O

performance

music

O or The Challenge Of This Particular Show Was To Have Words Ending In O
O or The Challenge Of This Particular Show Was To Have Words Ending In O

CC Strombeek

30.03.2017

Kate McIntosh

In Many Hands

performance

In Many Hands
In Many Hands

BRONKS

31.03 – 01.04.2017

Trajal Harrell

CAEN AMOUR

dance

performance

CAEN AMOUR
CAEN AMOUR

Kaaitheater

31.03 – 01.04.2017

Romy Rüegger & Deena Abdelwahed

The personal and the political

music

performance

The personal and the political
The personal and the political

Q-O2

31.03.2017

Felix Ott & Bahar Temiz

C & P on Mars

performance

C & P on Mars
C & P on Mars

Kaaitheater

31.03.2017

Meg Stuart / Damaged Goods, Jeroen Peeters & Jozef Wouters

Atelier III

dance

performance

Atelier III
Atelier III

Decoratelier: Rue de Liverpoolstraat 24, 1080 Brussels

30.03 – 02.04.2017

Robbert&Frank Frank&Robbert

Don't we deserve grand human projects that give us meaning?

performance

Don't we deserve grand human projects that give us meaning?
Don't we deserve grand human projects that give us meaning?

Beursschouwburg

31.03 – 01.04.2017

Salon XL: Loïe Fuller – Unraveling an Icon

talk

Salon XL: Loïe Fuller – Unraveling an Icon
Salon XL: Loïe Fuller – Unraveling an Icon

Kaaistudio's

30.03.2017

Enough Room for Space

LUNÄ-talk

debate

LUNÄ-talk
LUNÄ-talk

Enough Room for Space

01.04.2017

DD Dorvillier

A week of steps at the Villa Empain

performance

A week of steps at the Villa Empain
A week of steps at the Villa Empain

Villa Empain

01.04.2017

Ola Maciejewska

Bombyx Mori

dance

performance

Bombyx Mori
Bombyx Mori

Kaaistudio's

01.04.2017

Ant Hampton

Someone Else

performance

Someone Else
Someone Else

Beursschouwburg

31.03 – 01.04.2017

Kate McIntosh

In Many Hands

performance

In Many Hands
In Many Hands

BRONKS

31.03 – 01.04.2017

Miet Warlop

A Big Bad Cold

performance

A Big Bad Cold
A Big Bad Cold

Beursschouwburg

01.04.2016

Performatik17 – Closing Party

dance

Performatik17 – Closing Party
Performatik17 – Closing Party

Kaaitheater

01.04.2016

Fabrice Samyn

CANCELLED | A Breath Cycle

performance

CANCELLED | A Breath Cycle
CANCELLED | A Breath Cycle

Kaaistudio's

26.03.2017

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #1 - Dorothea von Hantelmann/opening lecture

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #1 - Dorothea von Hantelmann/opening lecture
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #1 - Dorothea von Hantelmann/opening lecture

Video

Dorothea von Hantelmann is an art historian and a curator, based in Berlin. Her main fields of research are contemporary art as well as the history and theory of exhibitions. She is the author of How to Do Things with Art (2010), one of the seminal works on performativity within contemporary art. Her current book project explores exhibitions as ritual spaces in which fundamental values and categories of modern, liberal and market-based societies historically have been, and continue to be, practiced and reflected. (in English)

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #3 - Activating objects

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #3 - Activating objects
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #3 - Activating objects

Video

Visual artists Hedwig Houben, Grace Schwindt and Laure Prouvost talk about the relationships between sculpture, performance and theatricality. An interesting parallel in their work is the search for activating objects that appear to be fixed, by turning them into theatrical players. 

 

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Grace Schwindt

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Grace Schwindt
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Grace Schwindt

Video

Especially for Performatik17, Grace Schwindt creates a performance for the theatre stage. She portrays the dilemma of an ornithologist studying the effects of oil pollution on seabirds. The victims he records symbolise the efficiency of capitalism. (in English)

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Orla Barry

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Orla Barry
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Orla Barry

Video

From stories on a sheep farm to what categories reveal about the mind. From singing competitions in Ancient Greece to ecological issues today. With a year’s production of her own wool and two performers, Orla Barry addresses our complex relationship with nature.

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #5 - Different practices, common grounds

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #5 - Different practices, common grounds
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #5 - Different practices, common grounds

Video

Filmmaker Hito Steyerl and theatre director Rabih Mroué will engage in a conversation about their artistic cooperation. The common ground of their practices is the idea of storytelling as a way of exposing (political) fictions in society and bringing them back to the domain of art.

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #4 - Bringing nature into art

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #4 - Bringing nature into art
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Salon #4 - Bringing nature into art

Video

Theatre director Philippe Quesne, visual artist Müge Yilmaz and philosopher/writer Maarten Doorman discuss possible meanings of the image of nature in art. Notions such as the romantic, the sublime and the search for authenticity will be questioned along the way.

 

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Robbert & Frank

PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Robbert & Frank
PERFORMATIK VIDEO: Robbert & Frank

Video

How should we deal with the universal human urge to be part of a greater whole? In a stylized, atomic universe, the Ghent-based duo Robbert&Frank discover the laws of duality, beauty, and magnetism.

Performatik | 2017 | ULB

Performatik | 2017 | ULB
Performatik | 2017 | ULB

article

Wat is performancekunst? Vanwaar komt het? Hoe moeten we ernaar kijken?
De masterstudenten Podiumkunsten van de ULB gingen op zoek naar antwoorden tijdens Permformatik17 en verwerkten hun vondsten op originele en creatieve manieren.

(in het Frans)

Social Sculpting

by Elize Mazadiego

Social Sculpting
Social Sculpting

article

For Performatik 17, the latest edition of Brussels’ Biennial of Performance Art, the variability of the genre was conspicuous. From the many artists comfortably working at the intersection of dance, theatre and the visual arts, to their mutable works and the range of sites in which they were presented, this is perhaps the one unchanging aspect to the widening field of Performance, and more specifically Performatik’s program over the years. What then can be said of Performance in 2017?
Etcetera, 15/06/2017

De melancholie van de melancholie

Pieter T'Jonck over Caspar Western Friedrich van Philippe Quesne

De melancholie van de melancholie
De melancholie van de melancholie

article

Hoe verbeeld je weemoed? En wat ís weemoed? Hoewel er op het eerste gezicht ‘niets’ gebeurt in Caspar Western Friedrich van Philippe Quesne & Münchner Kammerspiele, zit de voorstelling tjokvol details en voorvalletjes die een complex en paradoxaal beeld schetsen van melancholie.Quesne koppelt daarbij voortdurend terug naar de geschiedenis van 
de romantische melancholie en haar plaats binnen een groter historisch kader.

Etcetera, 14/06/2016

Performatik 2017 : 'Bodily Attempts at Social Sculpting': a reflection

Performatik 2017 : 'Bodily Attempts at Social Sculpting': a reflection
Performatik 2017 : 'Bodily Attempts at Social Sculpting': a reflection

article

In this essay, art historian and critic Elize Mazadiego gives an overview of what took place during Performatik17, its interventions and resonances, while also reflecting on the continuities and ruptures.